Monthly archives: March, 2015

Antigua to St. Martin

95 nm 14 hours We had beautiful weather for our departure from Antigua. Clearing out in St. John’s was a little tricky, because they normally only deal with cruise ships at that location, but after pounding the pavement a bit we got it squared away. About an hour into the trip, we turned off the

Deep Bay, Antigua

12 nm 2 hours We had a smashing time in Deep Bay. There is a submerged wreck at the entrance to the bay which Captain Crunch finally found after a few unsuccessful attempts to swim there. It is easy to see it sticking out of the water at low tide, but with the waves it

Great Bird Island, Antigua

18 nm 3 hours The weather has finally changed! We’ve enjoyed our stay in Jolly Harbour, but it is high time that we go some place quieter. We had a lovely motor around to the other side of the island with 15 kt winds and little to no seas. The reefs that surround Antigua provide

Les Saintes to Falmouth, Antigua

74 nm 12 hours We’ve been waiting for the weather to clear up in Les Saintes for a few weeks. It is a terrible imposition to be stuck in such a lovely bit of paradise. The wind is howling at night and getting into town has been quite rough at times, but the snorkeling continues

Recipe: Roast Chicken with Parsley Cream Sauce (Pressure Cooker)

Ingredients: 1-2 onions, sliced 1-2 tablespoons butter (optional) 1.5 cups of dry white wine 2 heads of garlic, peeled 1 small can of sliced mushrooms 1.5 cups chicken stock 1 whole chicken (4-5 lbs or whatever will fit in your pressure cooker) herbs de provence 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped fine 3 sprigs fresh thyme